Spring practice No. 9: WRs get heavy work 

April, 3, 2012
ATHENS, Ga. -- The problem facing Georgia’s receivers this spring is not uncommon for the Bulldogs.

As was the case for much of last season, they simply don’t have much depth at wideout thanks to Malcolm Mitchell’s springtime shift to defense and injuries that keep others like Chris Conley, Rantavious Wooten and Rhett McGowan out of some drills. That leaves the regulars with the wearisome task of taking more practice reps than they would prefer.

“It’s a little bit of a pain, but it’s good for us,” rising sophomore Michael Bennett said. “Good conditioning, good reps, good experience for guys like Justin [Scott-Wesley], who needs to play this year. Bottom line, he’s going to be in the rotation, so he needs to have as many reps as possible.

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